Word:

Bad

Pronunciation: băd
imp.1.Bade.
a.1.Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; - the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad crop; bad news.
The strong antipathy of good to bad.
- Pope.
Noun1.bad - that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good"
Synonyms: badness
Antonyms:
goodness, good - that which is good or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
Adj.1.bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
Antonyms:
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
2.bad - very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
Synonyms: big
3.bad - feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
Synonyms: tough
4.bad - (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food"
Synonyms: spoilt, spoiled
5.bad - not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
Synonyms: uncollectible
6.bad - below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
7.bad - nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
8.bad - not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
9.bad - physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
Synonyms: unfit, unsound
10.bad - capable of harming; "bad habits"; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you"
11.bad - keenly sorry or regretful; "felt bad about letting the team down"; "was sorry that she had treated him so badly"; "felt bad about breaking the vase"
Synonyms: sorry
12.bad - characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad life"
Synonyms: immoral
13.bad - reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill"
Synonyms: forged
14.bad - not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"
Synonyms: defective
Adv.1.bad - with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad"
Synonyms: badly
2.bad - very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it"
Synonyms: badly
BAD - /B-A-D/ Broken As Designed, a play on "working as designed", from IBM. Failing because of bad design and misfeatures rather than because of bugs.
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